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Archive for January 2nd, 2010

Although I believe we can get enormous help by visualising what we want, getting others and the universe to help us, we still need a strong will to make our vision/dream happen.   How many people start the new year with New Year resolutions, only to find after a few weeks, they have yet again failed?

Discipline is a word with negative connotations but I believe this is the key to keeping to a plan.  If we first of all know what we want to achieve and the benefits we will gain, have a passion, plus have a metaphor which we can easily focus in our mind, will and discipline become easier.

Do you know of anyone who has been trying to give up smoking for years and failed?   They then get ill and go to the doctor who says, “If you don’t give up smoking you will be dead in 6 months”.  Suddenly they get a strong will and give up with relative ease.   So, why is this?  I believe it is because they now have a higher goal – to survive.

So, it depends on how important it is for us to achieve our goal.  The stronger the commitment, the easier it will be.  We need to really understand what the benefits are in order to give up our present habits.   After all, we may be operating in our comfort zone and there needs to be something more important to achieve.

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